Computer Virus

Computer Virus 'Spying On The Hong Kong Protests'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Tech

A computer virus has been discovered in Hong Kong which specifically spies on iPhones and iPads. Security researches believe the virus was made to spe...

Undetectable 'Peter Pan' Virus Attacks UK Computers... With Pantomime

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK Tech

British businesses are under threat from an "undetectable" new virus capable of wreaking havoc on theoretically secure computers, it has been claimed....

Hackers Are Spreading False Advice About This 'Virus'. Follow It And You'll Kill Your Computer.

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Tech

There is a long-standing internet hoax about a supposed 'virus' found on Windows machines. If you follow the advice, you could kill your computer. ...

Heartbleed: Don't Panic

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Tech

Security experts have urged internet users not to panic and instantly change their passwords in wake of the Heartbleed bug security flaw, despite sugg...

Kaspersky Says Space Station Was Not Infected With Stuxnet

Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK Tech

UPDATE: Kaspersky has clarified that the International Space Station was not infected with Stuxnet. In a statement the company said: "On November 7...

Strange Virus Might Be Able To Infect PCs Through Their Speakers

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

A very strange (and worrying) new form of computer virus appears to be able to infect your PC through its speakers. The rootkit virus is apparently...

Webcam Hackers 'Watched Me In The Bath'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK Tech

Charities and police have warned that computer hackers are able to watch victims through their laptop webcams. The practice - known as 'Ratting' (f...

WATCH: TV News Was Terrified Of Computer Viruses In 1988

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Tech

Computer viruses are increasingly terrifying, with the capacity to destabilise entire nation states. But for some reason, they seemed much more ter...

Frankenstein Virus Could Build Itself From Safe Computer Code

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK Tech

A new form of computer virus which can build itself out of discarded pieces of benign computer code has been resented at a conference in Texas. The...

'Internet Doomsday' Fizzles As Most Users Remove Crippling Virus In Time

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Tech

It may have been called 'Internet Doomsday' - but the decision to switch off a temporary fix to a virus which could have thrown thousands offline appe...

Internet 'Doomsday' Feared As FBI Pulls Plug On Fraud Gang's Servers

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK Tech

A virus which spread almost a year ago could cripple 20,000 UK computers on Monday, as the FBI switches off a fraud gang's servers which were commande...

Internet 'Doomsday' Could Kick Thousands Offline On 9 July

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK Tech

A virus which spread almost a year ago could cripple 20,000 UK computers on Monday, experts have warned. The purpose of the virus was to change vic...

Flame Cyber Superweapon Creators Worked With Stuxnet Team, Researchers Find

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Tech

Researchers have shown for the first time that the cyber 'super weapon' known as Flame was connected to the Stuxnet virus which targeted Iranian nucle...

Global Computer Virus Hides In Photos Of Gaddafi's Death

Melanie Hick | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK Tech

A global computer virus that hides in an email about Gaddafi's death has been detected by internet security firm Sophos. The malware was caught in its...